Health Care, General/Other News

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Dentistry From the Heart at Norge Dental Center
At the Norge Dental Center, flocks of needy patients lined up for a free dental check up. The free dental services include cleaning, fillings and extractions. Spokeswoman for the event Alyssa...more



HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Talks about National Minority Health Month
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, speaks about the National Minority Health Month. This celebratory month tackles awareness about health disparities...more

Eagle County Health Makes Changes for Affordable Care Act
Eagle County Health and Human Services are set for October 1st's Affordable Care Act change implementation. The changes were deliberated during a meeting with Eagle County Commissioners....more

Incredible Bubblegum Can Clean Teeth and Still Be A Treat
Studies have shown that billions of people, especially children, suffer from untreated tooth decay. To address the issue, a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania is working on a...more

Average Annual Cost of Healthcare Services Increased in June 2013
The S&P Dow Jones Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index released a data that shows annual growth rate has increased in cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance...more

More Beneficiaries Choose Higher Quality Medicare Advantage Plans, Projected to Increase
According to US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, more beneficiaries prefer higher quality Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, and is projected to increase for the...more

Annual Growth Rate Slows Down in February 2013, S&P Healthcare Economic Index Finds
According to the S&P Dow Jones Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index, the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs in...more

Beyond Agrarian Design, Health Care Tech Company Gears Up for Sustainability
A bucolic farm houses the campus of health care software provider, Epic Systems Corporation, where employees and visitors alike will likely run into a cow or an alfalfa farmer in a conference...more

Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program
The March of Dimes Foundation is sponsoring the Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program to fund community-based programs tackling health concerns of pregnant women and infants in the...more






Social Entrepreneurship
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Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses


Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses

Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth unemployment rates. As a solution, some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as tackling environmental issues, illiteracy or health, while also spurring job creation.




Jobs in the Social Sector

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